A state of calm and disengagement is enforced.
Advances are not responded to. Movement slows and interest subsides.
Interactions become cool and unexciting.
One may be suffering a calm that has been imposed
by an unfavourable environment such as an unreceptive audience or an
unwilling partner, or it may be that one is overly excited and
needs to calm down.
It may be that one finds a proffered
An imposed becalming may be accepted with
resented. One may try to end the calm or just sit it out.
There is no scope for achievement
as things stand. Until things change, there is no prospect of